Vijay Prashad on Trade Rules & Corporate Driven Globalization

A four part series with Vijay Prashad who discusses how concentrated economic power, jobless growth and ecological disaster are the result of a rules based global trading system framed by US led advanced country trade representatives and the powerful multinational corporations they back

Trade & Investment Rules Facilitating What, for Whom?

August 30, 2013

Vijay Prashad: People who own things have disproportionate economic power in society. We’ve made it impossible to create economic power for workers.

Trade & Investment Rules Facilitating What, For Whom?

August 29, 2013

Vijay Prashad: Allowing big firms to enter your country to modernize agriculture is very dangerous because essentially you are losing sovereignty over your food. Part 3 of 4

North South Trade Negotiations: The relationship between trade rules and the operations of multinational corporations

August 26, 2013

Vijay Prashad: Trade rules should be about closing the gap between current wants and the ability of the planet to sustain or fulfill those wants not about increasing volumes of new wants. This is an ecological nightmare. Part 2 of 4

North South Trade Negotiations: The Relationship Between Trade Rules and the Operations of Multinational Corporations

August 25, 2013

Vijay Prashad: Jobless growth wasn’t an accidental product it was indeed how the rules were framed. Part 1 of 4